What can you do to reduce the risk of developing dementia? The general advice is: eating healthy, keeping active, reducing alcohol intake and stopping smoking. But what about people with an increased risk for dementia, such as people with diabetes type II? Will this general advice be enough to keep them away from this devastating […]
Steroid hormones, namely anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), are a synthetic version of the sex hormone testosterone. They are used as a medical treatment for hormone imbalance. But their most popular purpose is to enhance athletic performance or to build muscle mass and strength. The downside of AAS is that they have many side effects, from […]
We need magnesium for almost every single process in our body. For example, magnesium is needed to make proteins, and everything in our body is either a protein or is made by proteins. We also need magnesium to utilize energy, and everything that happens in the body, requires energy. So what happens, if we have […]
We already know that the amount of alcohol and frequency of drinking have an influence on our health. But did you know that the worst drinking pattern for your health is when you prefer regular use of strong alcohol in large volumes at a time and don’t eat while drinking?
Previous research has already shown that a significant difference between the upper (systolic) blood pressure measurements in the two arms is a sign of a narrowing, or a stiffening of the arteries, which can affect blood flow. These changes form a risk of heart attack, stroke or early death. A recent international study found out […]